Feasibility and efficacy of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) in children.

@article{Giorgio2012FeasibilityAE,
  title={Feasibility and efficacy of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) in children.},
  author={Angelo Di Giorgio and Roberto Agazzi and Daniele Alberti and Michele Colledan and Lorenzo D'Antiga},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  year={2012},
  volume={54 5},
  pages={594-600}
}
OBJECTIVES Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) is a valuable tool in managing complications of severe portal hypertension (PH) in adults. In children, TIPS is regarded as a temporary and technically demanding procedure. We report the first paediatric series of TIPS and review its feasibility and efficacy in children. METHODS Children with severe PH that is unresponsive to nonselective β-blockers and endoscopic treatment were considered candidates for TIPS placement with an… CONTINUE READING
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